Maurice Morton Institute of Polymer Science
College of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering
University of Akron

The Maurice Morton Institute of Polymer Science conducts basic and applied research, focusing on the creation of new polymers and the study of their physical properties. The Institute has evolved from the original Institute of Rubber Research, which was established by the University on 1956. It is named after the late Dr. Maurice Morton, its founder, and one of the world's pioneers in polymer research and education and a UA faculty member for more than twenty years.

Within the Institute are the Macromolecular Modeling Center, the Applied Research Center , Microscopy Laboratories, and the Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Center.

For additional information contact:

Interim Director
Dr. Roderic P. Quirk
rpquirk@uakron.edu

Asst. to Director
Dr. Mark E. Koehler
koehler@uakron.edu


Mailing Address

The Maurice Morton Institute of Polymer Science
The University of Akron
Akron, Ohio 44325-3909

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